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Looptworks: High-Quality Bags Made from Upcycled Materials

Planes, wetsuits, and motorcycle gear. All cool stuff. All stuff that creates excess waste during production that usually gets chucked....

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Preserve: Nothing Wasted, Everything Gained (VIDEO)

Twenty years ago recycling wasn’t as widespread as it is today, and hardly anybody was thinking about how to turn recycled materials...

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16 Brands Kicking Ass for the Environment (with or without Trump)

Dear world, Americans have not given up on the fight to preserve our environment. And we don’t give a damn what Trump says about it. We,...

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7 Mission-driven Brands to Help Get Ready for Summer

It’s almost summertime. Time to dust off the old board shorts and tank-tops and get to the beach and the barbecues. But if the summer...

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MPOWERD: One of the coolest little things EVER

The founders of MPOWERD saw a problem. Over 1.5 billion of the world’s people live without electricity. That affects health,...

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Ethical Shopping Made Easy

The two reasons we most often hear people cite for not shopping more ethically is: Finding the socially responsible brands can be hard, and...

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15 Amazing Ethical, Sustainable, Women-Owned Businesses

One of the best parts of our jobs is that we get to talk to all kinds of people who took a chance to build a mission-driven business from...

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Watch This Dog Do the Laundry (VIDEO)

Four years ago, Lauren started living a zero trash lifestyle (yeah, she creates no landfill waste). She writes about how she does it on her...

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The Incredibly Inspiring Gift Guide Made by 5th Graders

For most kids, holiday wish lists consist of well-marketed toys, games, superheroes, and play sets. But most kids don’t have Ms. Roderick...

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Good Guy

Let’s face it, men can be hard to shop for. Luckily, we (the authors) are dudes. More specifically, we’re guys who like quality stuff...

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